06-12-2021 12:09 PM
I am getting a 1206 (Maintenance Cover Open) error code each time I turn on my Canon Pro-1000. The maintenance door is NOTY OPEN nor is the maintenance cartridge full or not locked in position. None the less I have replaced the maintenance tank - did not clear the issue.
I have opened the locking tab above the maintenance cartridge - did not clear the issue.
I have held the door covering the maintenance cartridge closed - did not clear the issue.
I have powered the unit down and even removed the power cable, and after 1 minute reattached the power cable and turned the printer on - did not clear the issue.
Has anyone had similar problems and how did you restore printer operations.
I can't clear the error message nor progress past it to print my documents or photo images
All suggestions are helpful so long as I can restore functionality.
My printer is scarcely three years old
06-13-2021 08:13 AM
Welcome to the forum.
This is not a specific Pro-1000 recommendation, but sometimes disconnecting a power cable and then pressing the power on button drains any retained power. It works on my PC and iMac. Can't hurt to try.
06-25-2021 11:43 AM
Called Canon Tech support hoping to get a repair authorization or be provided a fix to the problem. No such luck. Apparently, Canon operates on an if it fails, we'll give you 10% off a new unit philosophy making my having kept the original packing container a waste of space. They, Canon, did give me a 10% discount on a NEW Pro-1000 and suggested I dispose of the inoperable unit despite the only fault being a door switch.
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